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Sinagoga, Subotica

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The Jakab and Komor Square Synagogue in Subotica is a Hungarian Art Nouveau synagogue in Subotica, Serbia. It was built in 1901-1902 during the administration of the Kingdom of Hungary (part of Austria-Hungary), according to the plans of Marcell Komor and Dezső Jakab replacing a smaller and less elaborate synagogue. It is one of the finest surviving pieces of religious architecture in the art nouveau style. It served the local Neolog community.In 1974 the synagogue was designated a Monument of Culture; in 1990 it was designated a Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance, and it is protected by Republic of Serbia.The synagogue has long been plagued by conservation issues, though a decade-long partnership between the government and World Monuments Fund that ended in 2010 rendered the building watertight after years of water infiltration. Work on the restoration of the facades is the next phase of work on the synagogue.OverviewThe synagogue of Subotica is the only surviving Hungarian art nouveau Jewish place of worship in the world. Erected by a prosperous Jewish community of some 3000 souls between 1901 and 1903, it highlights the double, Hungarian-Jewish identity of its builders, who lived in a multi-ethnic, but predominantly Catholic city, which was the third largest of the Hungarian Kingdom and the tenth largest of the Habsburg Empire.
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  • Kokoroyoku carpark is under construction. Little was complete and. From the altar in a uniform with a pale color Chair until fine was worth and reprinted the décor, carefully and take your time.
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  • This synagogue is being renovated now and is almost finished. Here you can feel the Hungarian Art Nouveau to the fullest.
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  • This synogogue is amazing and one of the true highlights of a visit to Subotica. One must not miss this sight! Try to sneak inside the building and see it from the inside. Luckily I was one of the luc...  more »
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  • Very nice renovated building
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  • In the phase of the renovation.
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  • Unique, very different
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